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Landmark Craftsman Mansion

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Landmark Craftsman Mansion

Entire villa
5 guests3 bedrooms0 beds3 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
0 beds
3 baths

A 4500 sq ft. home designed by the architect of the Palace of Fine Arts, Bernard Maybeck in the midst of a landscaped botanical park. The residence is close to the University of California Berkeley and the Claremont Hotel.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.



8 reviews
Candice User Profile
February 2018
Absolutely stunning home with a wonderful host! Foster, thank you so much for hosting the group for their team meeting. Everyone raved about your beautiful space! Thanks again!
Tricia User Profile
September 2016
You may think you’re choosing Foster’s home, but the truth is that Foster choses you. And when you chose this place, you need to ask yourself, are you ready to handle the most immersive, hands on, personal Airbnb host ever? Are you ready to be treated like royalty the moment you…
Maureen User Profile
May 2015
Foster made me feel at home from the moment I made the reservation. The house was more than just a house. The architecture is beautiful and the artwork and surrounding literally make it magical. I can't say enough good things. We had a spectacular time. Goes down in the…
Lynn User Profile
March 2015
A meeting with Foster is a treat in itself. His schedule was such on the day of our arrival that he was there to check us in. He volunteered to collect us from the Bart Station which was unanticipated but very much appreciated. The location is truly close to downtown Rockridge…
Frank User Profile
August 2014
Foster was helpful and welcoming. The place is simply amazing... perfect for art and architecture lovers. I was surprised when Foster was there during the time I had the location rented. He informed me that airbnb would not cover the art that was in the house and he wanted to…
Tom User Profile
May 2014
This is an absolutely spectacular house with incredible history. Even though it's practically in my backyard it was well worth the stay to experience all this house has to offer. Each and every day had something new to discover and appreciate. It is a visual feast. The house…
Leslie User Profile
March 2014
Fabulous home in a prime location. Foster was a pleasure to deal with. We really enjoyed our visit and will hopefully rent this house again.

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Oakland, CAJoined in February 2012
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8 Reviews
Foster Goldstrom has found the ultimate life of beauty with art, architecture and gardens, and offers a chance for you to do the same.
Interaction with guests
The entire home is yours for the stay.
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House Rules

  • Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • No smoking
  • Parties and events are allowed